The unusual flattened pin and rectangular catch plate along with the obverse design indicate this is a genuine LW Flakampfbzeichen by Wilhelm Deumer.
'I do not think we can hope for any better thing now.
We shall stick it out to the end, but we are getting weaker of course, and the end cannot be far.
It seems a pity, but I do not think I can write more. R. SCOTT.
Last Entry - For God's sake look after our people.'
In memory of Capt. Robert Falcon Scott, Edward Wilson, Henry Bowers, Lawrence Oates and Edgar Evans. South Pole Expedition, 30th March 1912.
Hi, I like the look of the details to this one as well, it looks as though it may be suffering from a bit I zinc pest though. Leon.
"Always do sober what you said you'd do drunk. That will teach you to keep your mouth shut." Ernest Hemingway